FESTIVALS

In the last years the town of Lucca is become more and more often the destination of national and international musical groups. Hundreds of choirs ,orchestras and bands from all over the world come here ,all with the desire to perform in a town so dedicated to music and culture .Lucca is the birthplace of  many  great composers like  Gioseffo Guami (1540-1612) – composer of organ music, Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805) – author of the famous Minuetto, Alfredo Catalani (1854-1893) – author of Loreley and The Wally, and Giocomo Puccini (1858-1924) – famous author known for his immortal pieces like Madam Butterfly, Tosca and Turandot. In answer to the requests of some of these groups and of their conductors the agency “I Concerti del sole” ,directed by Elio Antichi in collaboration with the vocal group of Lucca “Il Baluardo” has made three Festivals each for different kind of group. FESTIVAL INTERNAZIONALE DELLE ORCHESTRE GIOVANILI ® (International festival of youth orchestras )

In the year 2014 the festival is arrived at its 13th edition. It is an open festival , in other words it begins the 1st of January and ends 31st of December and it gives to national and international groups the opportunity to perform in Tuscany inside a well articulate festival. It has already given hospitality to hundreds of orchestras coming from all over the world. The groups that perform in Lucca , birthplace of the  famous musicians Guami, Boccherini, Catalani , Puccini and that play at least one piece of these composers , receive a personalized certificate . Elio Antichi, artistic director of the festival, can help the groups to find pieces suitable for the different groups.

SUI SENTIERI DELLA MUSICA ®

In the year 2014 this festival reserved to choral groups is arrived at its 12th edition. It is an open festival in other words it begins the 1 st of January and ends the 31st of December and it gives to national and international groups the opportunity to perform in Tuscany inside a well articulate festival. It has already given hospitality to hundreds of choral groups coming from all over the world. The groups that perform in Lucca , birthplace of the  famous musicians Guami, Boccherini, Catalani , Puccini and that play at least one piece of these composers , receive a personalized certificate . Elio Antichi, artistic director of the festival, can help the groups to find pieces suitable for the different groups.

MARCHING BAND ®

This festival was born in 2011 and it is reserved to Marching and Symphonic Band. It is an open festival in other words it begins the 1st of January and ends the 31st of December and it gives to national and international groups the opportunity to perform in Tuscany inside a well articulate festival. Especially the town of Lucca with its squares and its ancient Walls , has all the characteristics to welcome the marching bands from  all over the world . It has already given hospitality to several  groups coming from all over the world. The groups that perform in Lucca , birthplace of the  famous musicians Guami, Boccherini, Catalani , Puccini and that play at least one piece of these composers , receive a personalized certificate .

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